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Deion's drive fueled by bond with mom

Updated: August 7, 2011, 11:32 AM ET
By Jean-Jacques Taylor | ESPNDallas.com

CANTON, Ohio -- For Deion Sanders, as hard as it'll be for some of you to believe, it was never really about the money and the cars and the jewelry.

Those were baubles, the trappings of the Prime Time persona he created in a Florida State dorm room because he knew NFL cornerbacks didn't make nearly the money quarterbacks, running backs and receivers earned.

For Deion, it was always about his mom.

Every outlandish quote. Every interception. Every touchdown.

The ...

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